Politics & International Relations

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New in June 2024!  UK political party manifestos for the July 2024 election, plus links to analysis of the pledges on climate, education and health

Reliable national and international statistics, plus sources for public opinion

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

Access public opinion surveys of EU citizens on a wide variety of topics from 1974 onwards.

• Gallup 

Surveys of American public opinion. There is also a section which covers countries across the world.

• Ipsos MORI 

fully searchable in EBSCO Discovery

Go to the Political Monitor and Political Polling sections for UK public opinion data relevant to Politics courses.

Results of Latin American public opinion surveys from 1995 onwards. Available in English and Spanish. Go to Online Data Analysis for summary reports by country. 

A respected, non-partisan organisation based in the USA which carries out opinion polls, demographic research and other data-driven social science research. Look here for trusted reports and statistics about U.S. politics and policy; religion and public life; Hispanic trends; global attitudes and trends; and U.S. social and demographic trends; journalism and media; internet, science and technology.

• YouGov 

Public opinion from over 350,000 volunteers from across the UK.


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